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Cant thread bobbin

Thread not being pikup by needle
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ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot when threading the upper thread. Verify that the thread path is correct. Mis-threading will invariably cause broken thread.

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If you have a manual, make sure you follow the maintenance tips. If the machine needs oiling, be sure to follow the instructions using only fresh good quality sewing machine oil. Most machines that have been given as gifts from a sewist's stash may not have been maintained regularly.

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I was given this machine and I can't get the bobbin thread to come up. I place the bobbin in the machine then snap the leave down. I put the needle down and when I raise it back up the bobbin thread...


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